If you haven’t heard about it until now, the beautiful and tranquil hue of turquoise is one of the latest colour trends that has been injecting the right vibe into our homes throughout the summer. It looks set to stay around longer too as different colour pairings have made it a flexible and enchanting colour [...]
Naturally dreamy colours are always on trend somehow or another – the neutral colours are the easiest to work with and bring amazing calm into our interiors. They work in any room of the house, although bedrooms and lounges benefit greatly from the light and non-demanding colours. The naturally dreamy palette is made up of [...]
Who doesn’t love colour and how different hues can dramatically change your interiors? Everyone has a favourite colour for their home and will use touches of it throughout. Sometimes though, a colour change is good to update rooms and liven up the place!
If you want to experiment with colour but don’t know where to begin, [...]
The Shakers were a religious sect established in Manchester in the 1700s before emigrating to the state of New York, USA. They are best remembered for their furniture, textiles and the simplicity of their designs. Although the sect has lowered immensely in number – the Shaker style is still very popular.
They believed that everything in [...]
Once upon a time, before large factories and machinery took over – textiles were lovingly created by hand with each piece baring an individual and unique look. This was the time of traditional folklore and true craftsmanship. When we speak of folklore, we will be tying it in with the corresponding style of interior decorating [...]
In traditional bedroom styles there seemed to have been a reoccurring connection through the years. This connection was the use of symmetry in its core design and layout. It was just the done thing and thought of as a stylish and ‘finished’ look. Symmetry is making waves again in contemporary design and has always been [...]
Traditional bedrooms always envisioned an elegant space – romantic and with a touch of luxury. One of the essential attributes of these bedrooms were four poster canopy beds. Canopies can be hung in numerous ways and really bring the bed forward as being the statement piece to the room. Even without a four poster bed [...]
Traditional bedrooms are inspired by many period styles and they can be specific to one style or a mixture – an eclectic look that we refer to as Bohemian or Boho Chic. The latter is more of a revival of the first Bohemian movement of the 19th century and tends to be more contemporary in [...]
The coastal theme for decorating homes has been popular for some time now and it isn’t a rarity to see bathrooms displaying a collection of seashells on the back of the lavatory or window sill! A popular trend, the coastal theme doesn’t have to be dated and there are many ideas for getting this look [...]
Modern minimalism is becoming very popular and for a number of reasons. First, the less is more attitude means low maintenance for the home (less cleaning and organising). Second, it can be such a welcoming design for those who lead a busy lifestyle away from home (easy on the eye and no clutter).
There is an [...]